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Words of Wisdom: William Shakespeare
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Series: Great Oratory, Book 14 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 309. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Who other than Great William Shakespeare could have produced such beautiful lines: “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.”
When Gods Were Men
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Price: Free! Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
The financial collapse of 2008 has claimed both lives and fortunes as the collateral damage of unscrupulous manipulation. This play explores how the evil of those unpunished crimes becomes the downfall of all involved: the criminals, the ambivalent, and the innocent. A tragedy written in the Shakespearean tradition.
The Zombie Hamlet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Hamlet is your ordinary, everyday prince of Denmark. His father’s been murdered, he’s going insane (or not), and he needs to shame his mother, kill the scheming uncle who has usurped his throne, and wipe out half the people in his vicinity to regain his kingdom. But when zombies erupt in Elsinore, his goal become even more improbable.
Ready Reference Treatise: Henry IV Part I
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 99 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 124. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
The play describes in complete detail a period of history that begins with Hotspur's battle at Homildon against the Douglas late in 1402 and ends with the defeat of the rebels at Shrewsbury in the middle of 1403. Both general audiences and critics have admired the play.
Ready Reference Treatise: Hamlet
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 89 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 112. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Hamlet’s character is the expression of overwhelming grief to seething rage. Sometimes there is real madness and sometimes it is feigned.
Ready Reference Treatise: Coriolanus
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 87 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 109. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
When exactly the play “Coriolanus” was enacted first is not known, however, according to the most of the scholars, the play was launched somewhere between 1605 and 1610. Some others try to emphasize that the play was first staged in probably 1608 or 1609.
Lucretia: A Play In Verse | 'An Historie of the Roman Borgias and their Daughter Lucretia'
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,370. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Aquila Media. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
A play in five acts, written as an Elizabethan-style, historical drama, Lucretia is the story of the infamous Borgias, focusing on the life of Lucretia Borgia, the daughter of Pope Alexander VI. It is the precursor to the Novel 'Lucretia' also by David Krae. *With a special foreword by the author.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Comedy of Errors
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 74 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 96. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The play derives the major part of its humour from mistaken identity and slapstick. Word play and pun happen to be equally powerful in this play.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Midsummer Night's Dream
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 53 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 74. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Who could have thought that the vast and enchanting English literature and the English speaking world would be indebted to a person who had no academic higher education? Yes, William Shakespeare is the person who gave a new direction to the literary world and the academic pursuits all over the world.
Shakespeare Shorties: Macbeth
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
Shakespeare Shorties scripts are a great way to expose middle grades to William Shakespeare's legendary stories, characters, and language in a quick format, laying the ground work for more in depth studies in years to come. Choose from three different titles or get the whole series. Kids are guaranteed to love them! "The Tempest", "Twelfth Night", & "Macbeth". Ages: 9-14 Cast: 20
Shakespeare Shorties: The Tempest
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
Shakespeare Shorties scripts are a great way to expose middle grades to William Shakespeare's legendary stories, characters, and language in a quick format, laying the ground work for more in depth studies in years to come. Choose from three different titles or get the whole series. Kids are guaranteed to love them! "The Tempest", "Twelfth Night", & "Macbeth". Ages: 9-14 Cast: 20
Shakespeare Shorties: Twelfth Night
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
Shakespeare Shorties scripts are a great way to expose middle grades to William Shakespeare's legendary stories, characters, and language in a quick format, laying the ground work for more in depth studies in years to come. Choose from three different titles or get the whole series. Kids are guaranteed to love them! "Twelfth Night", "Macbeth", & "The Tempest". Ages: 9-14 Cast: 20
Henry IV: Part One In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 59. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,120. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
Shakespeare knew like few others how to dramatize the gossipy lives of kings. More importantly, he knew that just because it was history, that didn't mean it was boring. Today, however, Shakespeare's histories can be a bit of a drudge to plow through. Let BookCaps help with this modern translation of the classic history play.
Filling the Cheap Seats
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Price: Free! Words: 19,880. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
Do you think of Shakespeare as something you had to read in school? Or do you think of Shakespeare as that famous author that you ought to read but that you never get around to? If you do, then Filling the Cheap Seats aims to convince you that Shakespeare is fun! This short book offers fun thoughts and unusual ideas about Shakespeare the playwright and his thirty seven plays.
So Long As There's Verona
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Price: Free! Words: 8,950. Language: British English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
This is a children's comedy version of “Romeo and Juliet,” originally written in 2011 as a Year 6 leavers' play. It can just as easily be used at any time of the year, as presented here in its Smashwords edition. It would suit Year 6 (approx age. 11), of course, but could be performed by Year 5 or Year 7. The play retains the essential Shakespeare storyline.
Shakespeare's Hamlet in Plain English
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Price: Free! Words: 37,590. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
In the language of Shakespeare, meaning can seem obscure, its style elaborate and theatrical. This work presents the language of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, Hamlet, in more natural and readily comprehensible English. This may prove of some value for studying, understanding and gaining superior appreciation of, and insight into, the play.
Playing Puck
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Price: Free! Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
A retelling of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" through the eyes of a less bumbling Puck...
The African Tragedian
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Plays » American / African American
Ira Aldridge, America's earliest important Black actor, became one of the most celebrated Shakespearean actors of nineteenth century Europe. This dramatic montage traces the joyous moment that performance can bring and the hurtful reality of being Black during racial slavery.